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McMaster research quantifies the climate emergency Civil engineering assistant professor Zoe Li works with simulation models to anticipate the future environmental impact of climate change
Oct10

McMaster research quantifies the climate emergency Civil engineering assistant professor Zoe Li works with simulation models to anticipate the future environmental impact of climate change

Photo C/O Jin Lee, Dan Kim, and the Faculty of Engineering By Wei Yan Wu, Contributor  It is becoming increasingly important to plan and prepare for the future consequences that the climate emergency will bring to our planet. Zoe Li, a civil engineering assistant professor at McMaster University, has set out to tackle this need.  As someone who works with scientific models, Li does not work in an experimental laboratory. Instead, she...

Chinese Students and Scholars Association de-ratified On Sept. 22, the SRA voted to de-ratify the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, citing an alleged history of surveillance and intimidation
Oct03

Chinese Students and Scholars Association de-ratified On Sept. 22, the SRA voted to de-ratify the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, citing an alleged history of surveillance and intimidation

Photo c/o Kyle West By Nicholas Marshall, Contributor This article has been edited as of Oct. 5, 2019 In February 2019, the McMaster Muslims for Peace and Justice and the Muslim Students Association hosted an event called “The Genocide of Uyghur Muslims — Talk by Uyghur Survivor”. During this event, activist Rukiye Turdush spoke about the treatment of Uyghur Muslims in Western China. MMPJ co-presidents Batool and Elaaf, who requested...

McMaster in the race against the climate crisis As the threat of global warming continues to loom, programs and initiatives on campus are finding ways to combat the climate crisis
Oct03

McMaster in the race against the climate crisis As the threat of global warming continues to loom, programs and initiatives on campus are finding ways to combat the climate crisis

Photo from the Silhouette Archives  By Wei Yan Wu, Contributor On Sept. 27, thousands of Canadians took to streets and parks to participate in the Global Climate Strike to raise awareness on the climate emergency. On a request by students calling for cancellation of academic activities in order to make time for strike attendance. In response, McMaster Students for Climate Change Advocacy created a petition on Change.org. To date, more...

Two professors named to the College of New Scholars Chandrima Chakraborty and James MacKillop’s research places them at the forefront of Canadian intellectual leadership
Sep26

Two professors named to the College of New Scholars Chandrima Chakraborty and James MacKillop’s research places them at the forefront of Canadian intellectual leadership

By Olivia Fava, Contributor Two of McMaster’s professors, Chandrima Chakraborty and  James MacKillop, have recently been named to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Founded in 2014 and based in Ottawa, the College of New Scholars aims to gather the “emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership” from a broad range of disciplines. Recipients of the College’s title must have...

Premier makes quiet visit to McMaster Innovation Park Premier's visit was met with some pushback from the McMaster community
Sep05

Premier makes quiet visit to McMaster Innovation Park Premier's visit was met with some pushback from the McMaster community

Photo by Hannah Walters-Vida By: Olivia Fava On August 8, Premier Doug Ford visited McMaster Innovation Park along with two other Progressive Conservative party members, Member of Provincial Parliament Donna Skelly and MPP Ross Romano, the training, colleges and universities minister. During the tour, they were notably received by leaders from Fusion Pharmaceuticals, a cancer research group, the Biomedical Engineering and Advanced...